Coalition forces captured a senior Special Groups leader in the Rusafa district of Baghdad. Iraqi Special Operations Forces captured two Special Groups cell leaders and seven cell members. Iraqi troops captured 12 Mahdi Army fighters in eastern Baghdad. Two soldiers were wounded when a US helicopter crashed south of Baghdad. Three Iraqis were killed and seven were wounded in an IED attack in Baqubah.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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